Plenty to See and Do in Rockport

The quaint fishing village of Rockport has been a favorite coastal hideaway for Texans since the 1880s when trains brought vacationing passengers from Houston, Dallas, and San Antonio to the sunny shores of the Gulf of Mexico. Enjoy a leisurely lifestyle with golf, fishing, and the sunny beaches.

Rockport Beach

Walk to the beach – it’s that close! Mile-long beach with beautiful views and lazy days for swimming, fishing, hiking, and biking. Disabled veterans get a free annual pass. Sorry, no dogs!

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Goose Island State Park

Fish from the shore, your boat, or the 1,620-foot long fishing pier. Take photos of wildlife, especially birds. You are likely to see Whooping Cranes, Sandhill Cranes, and Roseate Spoonbills.

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Texas Maritime Museum

See artifacts from the French shipwreck LaBelle, an outboard motor display, incredible shrimp boats, water color paintings of lighthouses, and learn about oil drilling, shipbuilding, and pirates. The maritime history of Texas is fascinating for the whole family.

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Tule Creek Hike & Bike Trail

Smooth concrete path means easy hiking for the whole family right in the heart of town. The trail winds through Live Oak Forest where you’ll see ducks, deer, and herons from a little foot bridge. Wheelchair and stroller accessible. Dogs are OK!

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Palmilla Beach Golf Club

Nearby Port Aransas is the home of an award-winning, oceanside public golf course designed by Arnold Palmer. The 12-hole course includes 9 holes of regulation play plus The Loop, a 3 hole short course that features native sand dunes and rolling green hills.

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Rockport Center for the Arts

See the galleries, the gift shop, and the beautiful statues of whooping cranes and dolphins in the Sculpture Garden.

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Rockport Skate Park

Located in Memorial Park – which also features scenic trails, a dog run, baseball diamond, soccer fields, and exercise stations – the Skate Park is fun for all ages, including your dog!

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Fulton Mansion State Historic Site

Special shout-out to modern RVers – the lawn of this huge beautiful home built in 1874 was long used as an RV park! Go there!

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Winery on the Bay

WOTB selects juices from around the world and blends them into unique Texas wines right here in Rockport. Enjoy wine tastings and Thursday night Bingo…with wine!

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Restaurants in Rockport

Dine indoors or on the patio. Choose from seafood, pizza, Mexican, Italian, and American cuisines. Rockport has restaurants to suit every taste.

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Salt Water Flats RV Resort & Furnished Cabins
4221 TX-35 South
Rockport, TX 78382

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(361) 205-7275